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Old 08-28-2012, 08:09 PM   #1
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Tacoma vs Fullsize Offroad Capabilities

Alright guys so here's the deal. Some buddies of mine have fullsize v8 4x4 trucks like f150's and silverado 1500's but I elected to get a 3.4L V6 Tacoma SR5 4x4 Tacoma (for obvious reasons, such as the Toyota's reliability and sheer awesomeness). Obviously, since we tend to be pretty competitive, we argue about who's truck is better Offroad. We've tested them in mud but haven't been in any mud tough enough to really prove anything. So my question to y'all is what can I say to these guys to get them off my back about having a compact truck? I personally think mine is better Offroad and love mine. So preach on, you die-hard Tacoma owners. List pros of the light and compact 1st gen Tacomas. Thanks for your help.
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go find some real trails. the tighter the trail the better it will look for you.
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Old 08-28-2012, 08:18 PM   #4
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As far as mud goes horsepower usually wins the day. But when it comes to any other type of offroading your Toyota will be tops.
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Old 08-28-2012, 08:21 PM   #6
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Really through any truck can do almost everything depending on mods and driver skill. Just ignore them.
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Old 08-28-2012, 08:21 PM   #7
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lets see who truck is still running strong on the trails after 400k + miles
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Old 08-28-2012, 08:21 PM   #8
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As far as mud goes horsepower usually wins the day. But when it comes to any other type of offroading your Toyota will be tops.
I've pulled my friend's F-150 out of 3 inches of mud. but my dad has gotten me out of more situations with his 4x4 F-150 than I would care to mention.
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Old 08-28-2012, 08:22 PM   #9
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Old 08-28-2012, 08:22 PM   #10
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Old 08-28-2012, 08:24 PM   #11
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Haha I knew you guys would come through for me. Keep em comin boys.
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Old 08-28-2012, 08:27 PM   #12
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I've pulled my friend's F-150 out of 3 inches of mud. but my dad has gotten me out of more situations with his 4x4 F-150 than I would care to mention.
I'm not saying Tacomas can't do mud pits. I'm just saying more horsepower makes it easier. I've driven my old 4runner through many mud pits. But I stayed out of the deep stuff for obvious reasons.
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